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CDC Commentary: Measles: What You Might Not Know

CDC Commentary: Measles: What You Might Not Know

Recognizing, diagnosing, and preventing measles.
Running Time: 5:20 minutes
Date Released: 4/25/2011

 

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Running Time: 16:37 minutes
Date Released: 4/17/2013

TEDMED at CDC: Measles—Making a Disease Disappear

Melinda Wharton, MD, MPH, took the stage at CDC's second TEDMED@CDC Live Conference, April 17, 2013, to explain how scientists, public health officials, healthcare providers, and individual families made the decisions and took the actions that led to measles disappearing from the United States.

TED stands for "Technology, Entertainment and Design." TEDMED is where the world's most creative minds meet healthcare's most innovative science to stimulate inspiration, innovation and imagination.

 

 

Podcasts

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Podcast Dangerous Imports (August 2008)
Listen to the podcast  Listen to this podcast: Long version (3:43) or Short version (0:59)
This podcast discusses vaccination, the safest, most effective method to prevent measles.

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Measles Can Travel (February 2008)
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This podcast discusses a travel-related measles outbreak and steps that can be take to prevent future outbreaks.

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El sarampión puede viajar (Measles Can Travel) (November 2008)
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En Estados Unidos, el sarampión no constituye una preocupación de salud de primer orden, porque la mayoría de las personas han sido vacunadas contra la enfermedad. Sin embargo, todavía se registran brotes de esta enfermedad infantil. En agosto del 2007 se diagnosticó sarampión a siete personas después de un evento deportivo internacional para niños celebrado en Estados Unidos. Practicamente todos los brotes de sarampión en Estados Unidos se originan en personas que contraen la enfermedad en otro país y la contagian a otras. Este fue el caso del brote más reciente. Este podcast habla de este brote y de los pasos que pueden tomarse para evitar brotes futuros.

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